Press Releases

Gov. Bush and Lt. Gov. Bullock purchase 1848 Sam Houston letter for UT's history center

July 10, 1998

An historically valuable letter written by Sam Houston in 1848 has found its way back to Texas thanks to Gov. George W. Bush and Lt. Gov. Bob Bullock.

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UT Austin researchers to begin $20 million study on welfare reform

July 7, 1998

Two University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts researchers will play key roles in a monumental study of the effects of welfare reform on low-income families scheduled to begin this month.

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Electrochemist named 1998 Pauling Award Medalist

July 7, 1998

Professor Allen J. Bard, known for his pioneering work in electroanalytical chemistry, will receive the 1998 Pauling Award at ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998, at the University of Washington in Seattle. A scientific symposium, "Frontiers of Electrochemistry," precedes the gold medal presentation.

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University of Michigan's Goldenberg named UT Austin provost

July 6, 1998

Dr. Edie N. Goldenberg, dean of the College of Literature, Science and the Arts for the University of Michigan and an expert in the area of the news media and political campaigns, has been named executive vice president and provost at The University of Texas at Austin. Her appointment was announced Monday (July 6) by UT President Larry R. Faulkner and is effective Oct. 1.

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"Rio Grande Valley Send-off '98" allows new president and delegation from UT Austin to build stronger relationships

July 2, 1998

A partnership forged six years ago started a tradition that will send the new president of The University of Texas at Austin and a delegation of University officials to visit constituents in the Rio Grande Valley next week.

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